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. >> reporter: lucas brown was one of several evacuated. >> how is this affecting your christmas? >> terribly. horrible. >> reporter: he said he spent the night with his eight kids in his car. a block away, things are getting back to normal in the robinson home. they too were evacuated and are thankful their house was not damaged. >> it was like up this high. we were afraid it was going to go in there. but when we got back, there was no water damage to the house. >> reporter: their next-door neighbor, not so lucky. his home is off limits, deemed unsafe after water got inside and affected electrical outlets. of major concern are seepages in the levy. the mayor says they're working on a long-term solution but for now have engineers out here for a quick fix. >> we'll be working all night to raise the level of the levy, reinforce it with sandbags. >> reporter: he plans to appeal to the state for resources. meanwhile, lucas brown has his own appeal, a christmas wish you might say. >> hopefully they'll fix these levies that we don't have to go through this once again. >> reporter: truck loads of sa
the machine there or not. i think you should just continue. >> good afternoon, supervisors, mary brown, planning department staff to present the proposed designation for sam jordan's bar as an individual poland lark under article 10 of the planning code. at the request of the land owner the project was added to the land mark work program in 2011. at both the june and july hearing the historic commission voted unanimously in favor of the building based on its historical significance. to summarize, the build is significant for its association with the life of a person significant in our past. it is a physical location and geographic locus of the life work of sam jordan. jordan was a prominent business, political, social and cultural leader in the bayview neighborhood through the middle decades of the 20th century. sam jordan's support of african american entrepreneurship, civil rights and political involvement began before 1958 when he took ownership of the bar and remained constant until his death in 2003. his influence extended far beyond the neighborhood to include the larger sphe
is five foot 3 with bronx brown hair. >>> this is the thyme where skiers go to the slopes. and it comes a day after a man was caught in an avalanche. 49-year-old steven anderson was buried for five hours and pie the time they reached him, it was too late. >> they didn't find him and he was at the bottom of the cliff instead of at the top. >> several people were looking and they say the risk for more avalanches is considerable in the next 48 hours. now a member of the ski patrol is in critical condition after being caught in an avalanche there. they threw a roll and the avalanche broke much higher and wider than expected. one person was covered for 8 minutes, he was recovered and taken to the hospital. the area is now closed to the public. >>> snow is expected over the interstate 80 corridor in the afternoon. right now chains are required son other powerful state routes. >>> a storm could bring dangerous tornadoes in the u.s. thunderstorms are in east texas to florida. freezing rain is expected in oklahoma and a blizzard is out on the runway. >> typically when we start clearing it is a c
sick leave so unable to be here to respond, but i do believe that valley brown may be returning to work in district 5 office or at least that's the rumor. if that's the case then hopefully she'll be able to answer some of the questions that might come up today and that will definitely forward to her. also redevelopment agency certainly there's been a lot of really bad history in the western addition over the decades and accountability is something i think people would really like to see, so i am not sure how we necessarily achieve that other than continuing to kind of have to informational hearings and for people to continue to ask questions, which we will then again forward to redevelopment personnel to moewd and to the oversight board. but i believe that before supervisor mercurini left, he did request a audit and we will find out what the status of that is. there were a lot of questions around $800,000 and we will find out about that and make sure member s of the public receive, but we didn't want to leave without having an opportunity for members of the public to put concerns or q
, and as much as feasible consistent with the brown act, etc. and this is one of the most perhaps, the most important decision that is transportation authority makes in hiring, an executive director. and so, i want to make sure that it is very inclusive process for the members of this authority. >> thank you. >> and what i would say is that i would think that it is... there is something wrong with actually commissioner chu? >> thank you, i just want to echo my support for supervisor weiner's comments. i think that it is great to be able to have the personnel committee meet to be able to go through some of the piece and kind of bring perhaps, a set of ideas to us. but i think that it is very important for our members of the commission, even the folks who are not on the committees to be able to play an active role in the structure of how it is that we go forward and engage in a process to a higher new director and i think that as supervisor chu mentioned what the structure of this body should look like, what the current structure works? do we think that we could do it differently? >> i think
to a state office building. >> this was an old eight-story brown building the state owned and the workers' comp people were in that building. it was an old dee correctvth it building for decades. when i was a member of the board of supervisors, all of us wondered why we hadn't done anything there and the mayor thought the same. >> if an earthquake happened, the building was uninhabitable. it sat there vacant for quite a while. the city decided to buy the building in 1999 for $2. we worked and looked at ways that we can utilize the building for an office building. to build an icon i can building that will house a lot of city departments. >> the san francisco public utilities commission has an important job. we provide clean, pristine public drinking water to 2.6 million people in the san francisco bay area from the hetch hetchy regional water system. with also generate clean renewable energy for city services like public buses, hospitals, schools, and much more. and finally, we collect and treat all the city's wastewater and stormwater making it safe enough to discharge into the san franci
. >>> governor brown used the holidays to issue pardons to some felons. being able to serve on a jury and in some cases the ability to own firearms. all of the people pardoned by governor brown have been released from custody for more than a decade without further criminal activity. most of the pardons had to do with drug charges but some included crimes such as grand theft, dui and burglary. >>> ten days after the tragedy in connecticut, hundreds come together to pay their respects to the victims this christmas eve. the memorial is still growing at sandy hook. >> some of the gifts that i had i second guessed so now i'm changing stuff. >> why retailers say this holiday shopping season is different from year's past. >>> give ktvu >>> continuing coverage on the tragedy in newtown. it has been ten days since the shooting in the sandy hook community of connecticut and on christmas eve the entire nation is feeling for those who lost loved ones that day. visitors paid their respects to the victims tonight with messages of support and sorrow from around the world. the town hall is now home to a memorial
but dozens of former california prison inmates got pardons for christmas. governor brown issued the pardons to 79 convicted felons who have done their full-time and have been -- time and have been crime free now for more than a decade. they include ken benedict who got involved with a bad crowd. >> christmas eve to find this out. what a gift. to finally have some closure to you know a long story that i did something dumb when i was younger. >> he joined an inmate fire crew in prison and he saved a boy's life back in 1993 in a malibu fire and was paroled after two years and now he is a school volunteer and he's engaged to be married and has got his life back together. >>> well, right now volunteers are starting to prepare a big christmas feast for the less fortunate right here in san francisco. >> yeah, they're planning to serve lots of meals today. and cbs 5 reporter is at glide memorial church with the annual effort to help the homeless. good morning kate. >> reporter: good morning and merry christmas to you both. they're actually going to serve up 5,000 meals. we're expecting volunteers w
fowler, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a christmas gift for convicted criminals tonight. governor jerry brown announced he's granting 79 pardons. the people granted pardons, completed their sentences, have been releaseed from custody for more than a decade and have not committed any further crimes. a governor's pardon restores some rights to a felon like serving on a jury and in some case it is right to own firearms. the pardon does not seal or erase a person's record. if you'd like to see the complete list of pardons, we posted it to ktvu.com under today's hot topics on the home page. >>> government and consumer groups have turned down a settlement offer from pg & e in the wake of the deadly san bruno explosion. the san francisco chronicle reports pg & e aufrd $550 million to pay for skate regulatory charges but the offer was rejected because the utility will not admit to safety breaches. such an admission would open the door to criminal charges. eight people die and had 38 homes were destroyed in the september, 2010, explosion. >>> and we have a success story to tell you about in the city o
with a gun victim he was lying unconscience >> governor jerry brown has issued pardons to 79 felons most have been convicted of drug crimes. it does not the race--it will not erase their criminal record however, it could provide some potential for their release. good morning on this christmas. we are taking a live look outside at the golden gate bridge. the bay area is gearing up for another round of storms. we'll be checking in with anny who has a look at our forecast in just a few minutes. but first. it will be a white christmas in many states as powerful winter storms move across the >> let us take a look if this teenager in kansas. an elaborate light display. >> this is so cool. >> he goes beyond just a few extension accord , my neighbors came out and clapped. he is 13 and has put it to music. >> i do not know how anybody gets any sleep. however, speaking of snowfall i know that anny, there is some snowfall. that reminds me of that house in san diego. there are just so many lights that people are complaining. and here is a look at your stormtracker 4, nearly christmas. merry christme look
brown hair. >>> they have been rescued. rescuers went out with plans to camp and what they i don't know was the avalanche was dangerous. >> the trail did not exist, we had to make our trail. >> head to report they were lost. the group had very little food and no propane and all three are in good health this morning. >>> a new plan to improve angel island is in the works. they are trying to attract more visitors. the state department will collaborate to raise money for the projects. they will use it to create more welcome signs and better park features. >> a new place to take your family. 6:26 is the time. a horrible accident in oakland and the sig alert has been lifted, tara? >> the sig alert is clear and 280 in san jose, no delay the to report. it is 6:27 here is rosemary. >>> we have steady rain coming this afternoon and this is what i do expect and we'll see by the end of the day anywhere from a quarter to an inch of rain. quarter to half inch over the central bay, a quarter inch or so over the south bay. i will have the timeline for the latest models coming up. >>> we will tip to fo
guess the previous leaders besides our mayor here. we had mayor brown, mayor newsome, but we also want to thank for their vision that has led us here today. i also want to recognize a couple previous port commissioners. ann hall stead and rodney fong. i learned we all work closely as a team to get to the vision you heard everybody mention. i'm really excited today to be on the port commission because there is truly a renaissance going on up and down the waterfront including projects like this which will provide beautiful public access and all the other things that are going on. i can't think of a more exciting time to be involved with the city and the waterfront and to be on the port commission. so, i just want to recognize and thank also the port staff. there are many of them here today, monique and her staff, and we have members in the development and real estate and i think again it takes tremendous amount of teamwork to make these things happen. and i think again, that is my message to thank everybody. thank you very much. (applause) >> i'd like to also point out former commissione
, michael jackson, president barack h. obama, mayor willie h. brown, dr. robert c. scott at ucs sf, academic dean keith c. wingate, assistant academic dean seana marshall, legal counsel -- leop adviser jan jamison and mammoth -- a circumcised foreign student from instandbull turkey at golden gate university. between november 2008 and december 2012, was it these hands? was it alcohol? was it drinking alcohol? was it brewing alcohol? or was it tobacco? i would like to use the rest of my time to pay tribute to the fallen. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you very much. next speaker please. >> hey, ron austin, executive haven't -- workers union, it's been a long day. we're here to say a few words for the record to the board we received correspondence from sf mta for a service reduction on the day before christmas and the week after, and subsequently that week in between new year's and christmas. and we didn't know if the board or the city knew. and this is something that was attempted a couple of weeks back with the thanksgiving week, in which we disapproved because the level of ridership that happ
. michael [inaudible] lynn brown, jerad bloomfield and others. we make trips to sacramento and we do what we could in the bay view. we put solar on all 58 homes and so on and so forth. in the beginning of this discussion i heard something about climate change and then i was paying attention to this conversation and there's a lot of fluff. so much fluff it gives you a headache. now, if you look at a map and some of you have done the outreach, whatever way you did the outreach, if you want to pay attention to the carbon footprint you have to do anything for the people that are impacted in district 10 and 11 and if you haven't done that to the best of your ability you have failed, so don't tell us in the areas that are green, which is where mostly the rich people live, where they send all their garbage, where they send all their sewage to which is in district 10 and you do service -- when it comes to outreach. that has to be ratified immediately. now, we need empirical data from this so-called consultants because sfpuc has this habit to have consultants. we saw this when they tried to p
assistance. firefighters will begin using the systems in the field on january 1st. >>> governor jerry brown gave dozens of former inmates a holiday gift. on christmas eve, he pardoned 79 people who competed their sentences and had not reoffended within the last decade. most of those pardons were low- level offenses. they will be pardoned to serve on juries an in some cases own firearms. >>> under the revised three strikes law, in november, voters approved prop 36 which requires that a life sentence only be given for a third felony if it's a serious or violent crime. about 3700 prisoners may qualify for resentencing hearings and some inmates have already won their release. >>> a christmas eve storm is headed our way. rosemary will be back to tell us where and when the rain will hit. >>> and how san jose police officers are helping to spread christmas cheer. >>> here is a look at the senate bridge. you can see -- san mateo bridge. you can see traffic is moving nicely. we'll tell you about some free parking in san francisco -- coming up. >>> welcome back. san jose police are helping to make th
pardons on this holiday. governor brown issued the pardons to 789 convicted fell -- 79 convicted felons who have done their time and been crime free now for at least decade. most were convicted of drug offenses and that includes ken benedict who got involved with a bad crowd 20 years ago. >> christmas eve, you know to find this out. what a gift. you know to finally have some closure to you know a long story that you know i did something dumb when i was younger. >> well, he was in prison ben digit joined an -- benedict joined an inmate fire crew. he actually saved a boy's life in a malibu fire in 1992. he was now a school vol fear and is engaged to be married and has his life back on track. >>> time now 6:08. still ahead, santa goes "gangnam style." >> of course he did in a snafu strands passengers on the day before christmas. how president obama put a stop to thousands trying to travel. coming your way. >> the next time you trim a tree it may not be a real one. what's leaving christmas tree farmers struggling to provide. we'll have that story coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ♪ >>>
with the tree cut in three. yours has a charlie brown aspect to it. what patrick needs and has is a kinky christmas tree as well as a nice, plump, regular one with a star that grazes the ceiling, rather than pierces it. jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> i like that tree. >>> here's a new holiday memory for you. for better or worse one of 2012's guilty pleasures made its way to christmas. ♪ >> you're not seeing things. hundreds of people in shanghai dressed at santa and danced the night agangnam style as part of the christmas eve celebrations. gangnam style, as a chris carol? that's a stretch. a new poll ranked america's top christmas songs. "rudolph the red nosed reindeer" was five. three "little drummer boy" number two "white christmas" and the number one christmas song is -- [ nyquil bottle ] hey tylenol, you know we're kinda like twins. [ tylenol bottle ] we are? yeah we both relieve coughs, sneezing, aches, fevers. and i relieve nasal congestion. overachiever. [ female announcer ] tylenol® cold multi-symptom nighttime relieves nasal congestion. nyquil® cold and flu doesn't. >>> befor
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